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Disney Rejection Letter Shows Gender Discrimination

Disney Rejection Letter Shows Gender Discrimination

Nearly 70 years after it was sent, this rejection letter by Disney was found by Kevin Burg. It had belonged to his departed grandmother, who had inquired about a job as an animator in 1938.  In the letter she is discouraged to take any further steps, stating that “women do not do any of the creation work in connection with preparing the cartoons for the screen, as that work is performed entirely by young men.”

“The letter speaks for itself and it remarkable to note how times have changed since then”, says Burg.

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Source: Kevin Burg / Flickr

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